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Old 01-15-2010, 05:05 PM
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Default Bile leak

I'm not finding a straightforward way to code bile leak, post operative cholecystectomy. Is anyone familiar with the correct dx code?

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Old 01-15-2010, 09:29 PM
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I would use 997.4
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Old 01-15-2010, 10:06 PM
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Thank you!
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Old 01-26-2010, 05:08 PM
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Default Bile Leak!!

I just had to code for a postoperative cholecystectomy leak...and the 997.4 was the code of choice!!!
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Old 01-26-2010, 05:18 PM
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Great! Thanks for the input!
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